About Hearing Injury
This website was created by Dr. Dennis A. Colucci to provide unbiased knowledge in the areas of hearing and balance disorders of both the ear and brain. The sites’ journal articles and white papers are based on current information from the medical journals, the National Institutes of Health, and Federal and State regulations. Some of the articles are designed to answer questions about how to solve a problem or what steps might help to get the best treatment and outcome.
Dr. Colucci received his Doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University in 2004 and Master’s Degree in Audiology from the School of Hearing and Speech Sciences at The Ohio University in 1974. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree specializing in Speech Pathology. Dr. Colucci is Board Certified in Audiology by the American Board of Audiology, is a Certified Tinnitus Practitioner Fellow by the Tinnitus Practitioners Association, and is licensed in the State of California as an Audiologist.
Career highlights include his appointment to co-author "Hearing Matters" a national column in the Hearing Journal, his appointment as an Expert Witness for the State of California licensing board, functioning as an expert witness for federal and state litigation cases, and teaching at state and national conventions in Audiology.
As a medical audiologist, Dr. Colucci has performed thousands of hearing and balance tests in the evaluation of children, adults, and seniors. In the area of hearing treatment, Dr. Colucci has fit over 12,000 hearing aids and customs designs and develops hearing solutions for the most difficult cases, including those with tinnitus and hyperacusis. In industry, Dr. Colucci has years of hearing conservation experience working in petroleum and nuclear power, police and fire, and manufacturing. In fact, he is the Audiology consultant to the 2015 winner of the "Distinguished Safety Award" presented by the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers for the best refinery safety record in the U.S.